Columbia, SC—The Richland Soil and Water Conservation District is offering mini-grants (up to $250) to support conservation projects and youth environmental education initiatives at Richland County K-12 schools. Faculty and staff members of public, private, and alternative schools in Richland County are eligible to apply.
Two award cycles are available: applications received by October 15, 2013 will be considered for fall 2013 funding; applications received by February 15, 2014 will be considered for spring 2014 funding. Project work and the expenditure of funds must be completed by June 30, 2014.
Click here to download the application, or visit www.rcgov.us/rswcd.
This is the third year the District has offered mini-grants; past awards have supported projects including school gardening and the development of school nature trails and outdoor classrooms.
For more information, contact Chanda Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org or (803) 576-2080.
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Conservation districts are political subdivisions of state government under the local direction of five-member Boards of Commissioners. The Richland Soil and Water Conservation District promotes the wise use and care of natural resources for the benefit of the citizens of Richland County.
Richland Soil and Water Conservation District
2020 Hampton Street, Room 3063A
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone (803) 576-2080
Fax (803) 576-2088